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Mar 23, 2011 6:30pm EDT
perfume. but her humanitarian work may be her greatest legacy. using her fame, she raised millions for aids research, standing by rock hudson, one of its first victims, when others shunned him. to the public, she may have been the last great movie star. but for those who knew her, she was also a loving mother and loyal friend. >> there have been so many lessons, life and death lessons, emotional lessons. i don't believe in regrets. and i have no idea what's going to happen tomorrow, no one does. >> and barbara walters is here now. we were saying earlier, we don't think of her as a pioneer, but her sheer fearlessness about her own choices in life changed things in this country. >> reporter: absolutely. by the way, she never wrote her all biography. this, all the different clips that people will see, that's her all biography. she was gutsy and salty and funny. look at what we talked about. married eight times, she wanted to get married, she married them. she wanted to divorce them, she divorced them. she jumped into aids when nobody did. she stood by people who were rejected. michael
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
, some could become severe. by 6:00 in the evening the storms of to the west of us. by 10:00 this evening just to the east of d.c. in the overnight and early morning tomorrow, steady showers. tomorrow afternoon into friday, skies will begin to clear. it will get very cold. mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms later today. 53-68 degrees. much warmer to the south of us in fredericksburg. let's get an update on traffic with lisa baden. >>> getting slow on 95 and 66. still good on 395 inside the beltway, and no accidents across the wilson bridge, moving to the other side of town, 95 in and out of baltimore look good. 95 at 295, there was a crash but that will be gone soon. there's wet pavement on 270. back to you. >> thank you. >>> we begin with new details from the disaster in japan. authorities have once again increased the death toll. the natural disasters or likely killed 18,000 people. at least 9400 people are confirmed dead. thousands are still missing. rising smoke this morning prompted a new evacuation of workers trying to stabilize japan's kubota nuclear plant. >>> our top st
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
it. >> yeah, we do. >>> first, the fierce winter weather back hitting us hard in spring. sam is out in a wintry mix. even though it's spring. >> yeah, it is a mix. we're getting a bounce off the jacket in the ice in the rain. mostly in times square, this is what we're dealing with. a little water to kick around. look at butler, new jersey, just 30 miles northwest. and a little elevation. you get snow out of the situation. and that's what the northeast is worried about. colder temperatures and some snow, even through tonight. there's plenty of places. we had 12 states with winter weather watches and advisories. 80 reports of severe weather. and damage from that weather. our barbara pinto is in winterset, iowa. and some twisters touched down. >> reporter: look at this. 1 of 16 tornadoes here in winterset, blowing this barn to bits. the tornado siren sounded around the dinner hour, sending people here and across the state, running for safety. this storm was powerful. it dumped golf ball-sized hail. tore roofs and siding from homes. toppled power lines. thankfully, no one was hurt. but
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am EDT
morning, washington. we are glad you are here with us. i am alison starling. >> good morning. i am cynne simpson. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist steve rudin. >> we are looking at a quiet morning so far. just a few showers off to the north. that will change as a cold front approaches from the west later today. it is 47 in the district and at dulles. towards hagerstown and frederick and that's where the showers are falling, but not a lot. best -- but not a lot to the south of d.c. after thunderstorms will develop. 53-58 degrees for the high temperature. hours and storms will diminish tonight. low temperatures in the upper 30's. tomorrow daytime highs around 47-52. coming up, the extended outlook. first, to lisa baden for traffic. >>> overnight construction is out of the way near andrews air force base, by fedex field, into landover. they've completed a project in montgomery county on the al qaeda. -- on the outer loop. will go through loudoun county and on 28 thru sterling. and headed to fair oaks. no problems on the georg
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the screen. rebecca cooper joins us in our newsroom with more on this. >> elizabeth tylertaylor died at age 79 in los angeles. the cause of death was congestive heart failure. now the tributes are pouring in for a woman who was her life heart and dustup. >> elizabeth taylor, who first captured america's heart in the movies in a " national velvet." and she went on to star in more than 50 movies. many would become memorable classics, like "the giant," "and who's afraid of virginia woolf." she won the academy award twice. but her real life was more dramatic than the movies. she was already married and divorced by age 18. she was a widow by age 26. and controversial for her affair and mayors to the girl next door's has been eddie fisher. she also married twice to richard burton. she also married senator john warner of virginia. she was often in poor health and later went on to go public with her addiction to alcohol and drugs. >> i consumed inordinate amounts of alcohol. >> but she proved a set a businesswoman. after the loss of friend rock hudson to aids, she became one of the world's leading
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
morning. thanks for joining us. let's get started with traffic and weather. lisa baden has the traffic situation. we begin with steve rudin. >> we are looking at a few showers as we start our wednesday morning. not going to amount to much for the morning, but later this afternoon you will need an umbrella. the doppler radar shows chores mainly to the north and east of d.c. quickly moving across the del mar peninsula -- del marmarva peninsula. -- the doppler radar shows showers. there will be thunderstorms this afternoon and some could be heavy. highs today in the 50's, even warmer in the south -- i temperatures in the 60's. >>> no problems on ddot. coming through southeast northeast, and northwest d.c., looks good. there's a quick picture and this is 270 southbound out of montgomery county, you need the windshield wipers. >>> police are searching for a possible link between two murders in montgomery county. the victims were shot just blocks apart over the past few days. brianne carter joins us from olney with details on this. good morning. >> good morning. these have both happened with
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 2:35am EDT
is live for us in northern japan. hi, akiko. >> reporter: good morning to you. the news out of japan has not been all too promising on the nuclear front today. we've just learned from tokyo water bureau officials that they have found levels of radioactive iodine in some city tap water. and those measured two times the recommended limit for infants. officials say the water is not an immediate health risk to adults but they have asked parents to stop giving their babies tap water. now, that adds to the list of products that have been effected by radiation leaks. vegetables, including broccoli and spinach, raw milk, even sea water have all been tainted. this came on a day when a spike in radiation levels forced workers to pull out of reactor number two at fukushima daiichi nuclear plant. they have been working to restore there -- restore the power there and stabilize the plant. the setback really shows the challenges workers are up against nearly two weeks into this crisis. in areas devastated by the tsunami, another moderate earthquake struck. this one centered in fukushima near that nucle
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
's the order for millions as radiation levels spike. >>> mission accomplished? u.s. strikes on libya would soon be over. but overnight, gadhafi says he will win. >>> and powerful, spring storms spawn tornados in the heartland, as a system now targets the northeast. >>> good morning. we begin this morning with some breaking news out of tokyo, japan. that city of about 7 million people has a new concern about radiation right now. >> and it's flowing out of every tap. new tests on tokyo's water have found it to be two times above the limit for radioactive iodine considered safe for infants. parents are now being told to keep it away from youngsters. but the level of iodine is said to pose no immediate health risk to adults. >> and broccoli was added to the list of vegetables taken from around the nuclear plant. the fda has halted all imports from that region. we'll have more coming up. >>> meanwhile, there is word of evacuation of the workers from the fukushima nuclear plant. that evacuation came amid come black smoke from the reactor. it could still be weeks or months before power lines could pow
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. for the latest on the closest of calls in this young war, we turn to the only reporter ever to fly a u.s. combat mission. martha raddatz has tonight's "target libya" report. >> reporter: late last night, the two-man crew of the f-15 strike eagle took off from aviano air base. their mission? take out deadly air defenses in libya. this is what flying in one of those 40-ton, $60 million fighter jets is like, as i learned when i flew a combat mission in an identical plan in afghanistan last year. the takeoff in an f-15 is exhilarating. the power, indescribable. we rocket up to 20,000 feet in just over a minute. our aircraft, like all in war zones, laden with thousands of pounds of bombs. >> confirm the hos times are still in that tree line. >> reporter: our mission, a deadly serious one. provide air support for troops on the ground. >> you are clear hot. clear hot. >> reporter: suspected enemy combat dances with 20 millimeter cannon rounds to protect friendly forces. back to the f-15 in libya, the moment of crisis came at 11:30 p.m. local time. there is an urgent mechanical malfunction. >> there's a
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
they have arrested one suspect. the chief will be briefing us at 6:30. she but police maj. the only thing they are saying is ballistic testing was completed, and those test allow police to make this arrest to confirm the link and get the suspects in custody. people will be breathing a sigh of relief. >> ask anybody about reasonsfor recent crimes and they're likely to say something like this -- >> it is a little suspicious to me. >> last righted this man was found shot to death in his home. he was a devout muslim who is the most of his time of the muslim community center. >> he was always so alive. everybody loved him. he was always going up to grooms and advising them on how to treat their wives fairly. >> monday this man was gunned down as he walked home from his job on monday. he had not even collected his first american paycheck. he had nothing our robber would want. and so people are waiting for answers, hoping that their sense of security can be restored. >> it is a shame where itwe cannot go where we want to go and our own neighborhood. >> again, under arrest has been m
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
home. card was used about noon. she is not here. emily hershenson's home, filled friends and family and apprehensions. while dozens of people join in the mother, her husband clings to hope. >> is a horrific experience to endure this. this is totally uncharacteristic for her. unconceivable the us that herwould not come home to daughter. said his wife got up early monday to head up out to work. he said he talked with her 9:00 a.m. she never arrived. the disappearance of a former is capturingry the internet. while a facebook page rapidly cannes france. bus stops and shiites. been reaching out to of law enforcement. >>, hershenson said his wife experienced any psychological distress. >> having to go to this, i would t wish it on anybody. it is excruciating. >> tonight the police department been this a critical missing person case. meanwhile, her family and friends hope someone sees a is report and can point them in the right direction ed -- in the right direction. >>> witnesses speak out about murders in montgomery county. men were killed within n olney,f each other i last one about 24
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
headquarters. you can see that he is wearing a green in jail jumpsuit. what sources are telling us is that with regard to the suspect there may be some psychiatric issues, mental health issue with the person arrested in these murders. an 81-rolled man was found shot to death in his home on friday. -- an 81-year-old man was found shot to death in his home on friday. on monday a 41-year-old man was shot and killed on a street in downtown as he walked home from his job at a subway restaurant. both complaint week -- completely seemingly innocent. there was tremendous concern and the community about these cases. police did not officially link them but were exploring the possibility of a link between them. and now they're saying the cases are linked and have made an arrest. one person, we saw him. he is a male suspect. as we are telling you now come sources are telling us that there are probably some mental health issues with the suspect. police are going to announce more details coming up but 6:30 and certainly coming up at 11:00 we will have all of the information for you.
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